Some birds from town today…a grey, foggy,humid Sunday afternoon in mid June.
Tag: Latham’s Snipe
A drizzly Saturday
A wet miserable White-tailed Eagle on a wet miserable Saturday afternoon near Mukawa.
Lathams’s Snipe habitats have been damaged by the absurd number of solar farms spring up all the time and replacing grassland.
Plus they’re difficult to perch on…see how this one slid all the way down.
This perch the next morning was slightly better…
Common spring shorebirds
There were a couple of Turnstones mixed in with all the Grey-tailed Tattlers and Red-necked Stints. The former were very common up and down the coast.
Not really a shorebird but kind of…
Yesterday was a grey misty Sunday. The spring migration season has just about fizzled out: a bit of a quiet one this year.
Some muted birds on a somewhat muted day.
Other stuff around included Cattle Egret, Green Sandpiper, lots of Grey-tailed Tattlers, a small flock of Falcated Duck, Eastern Marsh Harrier and newly arrived Black-browed Reed Warblers.
East Hokkaido 2019 #10
We headed up to Shiretoko to try for Pine Grosbeaks at the top of the pass there. The weather was pretty nasty on the way…….here are 2 oft seen roadside birds on the way up there……….
And on the way north we came across some White-throated Needletails………..